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By: Anthony Flood Date: 8/31/12 The Olympic flame has officially been put to rest in London, but the spirit of the games continues on. The 2012 Paralympic Games are now underway and in the spirit of athletic completion, let the Games begin! We enjoyed getting to know all of you throughout the...
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By: Sarah Romotsky, RD Date: 8/29/12 Standing in an aisle at a grocery store may be overwhelming to some, but to me, it is exciting because of the plethora of options it can offer people trying to live a healthful life. The sheer variety of food and beverage products available allows us to choose...
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By: Kris Sollid, RD Date: 8/28/12 My recent summer travels have reminded me of one very important thing; one of the most critical daily goals for us all is proper hydration.  Whether it's the wind, sun, and saltwater at the beach, long road trips, or the dry airline cabin you experience en route to...
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  Favorably reviewed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Download the PDF to view the brochure Many people may think they have to give up sweets in order to lose or maintain their weight. However, low-calorie sweeteners such as stevia sweeteners offer a way to reduce calories in...
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By: Dayle Hayes, MS, RD  Date: 8/24/12On January 26, USDA released the long-awaited 2012 Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.  According to the website: "Through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act championed by the First Lady and signed by President Obama,...
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By: Kris Sollid Date: 8/22/12 If you're reading this (on a computer, not a smartphone), it's likely you're old enough to remember when the fad diet to end all fad diets made its debut. The "best way to eat" had been determined. Finally, a "healthy" diet gave us the freedom to eat as much as we...
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By: Kris Sollid, RD Date: 8/21/12 Life is many things-beautiful, sad, uplifting, and stressful.  Some days it's all these things at once.  We always take the time to celebrate and reflect on the memorable moments, but what about the mundane?  Everyday things often get overlooked, but can have great...

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